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E-Learn 2003--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

2003

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Allison Rossett

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Number of papers: 600

  1. Growing an Online Graduate Program

    Elizabeth Willis, Northern Arizona University, United States

    The poster demonstration, "Growing an Online Graduate Program," will demonstrate the process of initiating, planning, and implementing a successful online university degree. It will include a... More

    pp. 787-788

  2. Practical Considerations for the Use of Learning Objects in Tertiary Level Electronics Engineering Education

    Paul Wilson, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, New Zealand

    Abstract: This paper is a review of the current state of learning object theory as related to a project to develop an e-learning system for basic electronics theory for use as a bridge between... More

    pp. 789-796

  3. Web Authoring Using Re-usable, Dynamic Learning Objects

    Roger Mundell, Royal Roads University, Canada; Scott Wilson, Instructional Architecture, United States

    Our paper highlights on-going e-Learning development efforts to meet educational expectations for course content, interactive and higher order learning while successfully overcoming the real world ... More

    pp. 797-800

  4. Using Technology to Increase Quality and Reduce Costs: Redesign of a General Education Humanities Course

    Craig Rademacher & A. James Wohlpart, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States

    In the summer of 2001, Florida Gulf Coast University received a two year, $200,000 grant from the Pew Grant Program in Course Redesign in order to redesign a required General Education Humanities... More

    pp. 801-804

  5. Developing a KM Learning Platform for Technology Teachers

    Hung-Jen Yang & Clayton Diez, University of North Dakota, United States; Jui-Chen Yu, NSTM, Taiwan; Chung-Hua Chen, Rong-Jue Fong & Yao-Ming Chu, NKNU, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study was to developing a platform so could help technology teacher learn to initiate knowledge management. By applying prototyping system development method, a prototype was... More

    pp. 805-808

  6. Practical Strategies for Designing Online Collaboration and Providing Effective Feedback

    Maureen Yoder & Catherine Collier, Lesley University, United States

    Those who teach online are faced with the challenge of facilitating online interactions and fostering community and collaboration. The authors discuss how to develop, facilitate, and assess online ... More

    pp. 809-815

  7. From Books to Bytes: A Tale of Police Training Transformation

    Francisca Yonekura, Univ of Central Florida - Police Department, United States; Eric Walton & Barbara Truman, Univ of Central Florida - Course Development and Web Services, United States

    Police training is not immune to the advent of online teaching and learning. Faced with constant changes in laws, geographical jurisdiction and procedures, the Police Department at the University ... More

    pp. 816-820

  8. Students Reading Performance on and Attitude toward Working with Computer-based Learning Worksheets

    Hsiu-Ping Yueh & Ya-Ting Teng, Division of E-Learning, Computer and Information Networking Center, National Taiwan University, Taiwan; Ya-Wen Wang, epartment of Agricultural Extension, Taiwan

    The purposes of this study are to explore the effects of computer-based worksheets application and to investigate students' performance on and attitude toward the computer-based learning worksheets... More

    pp. 821-824

  9. Integrating Legacy Educational Applications in Modern E-Learning Environments

    Diego Zapata-Rivera, Lori Kettel, Jim Greer & Christopher Brooks, ARIES Lab. University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    Offering interoperability with legacy applications is a challenge that many e-learning environments have to face. We have proposed and developed a middleware platform that uses an ontology based... More

    pp. 825-828

  10. E-Learning Strategy: Findings from an Empirical Study of “Innovative” Higher Education Institutions

    Franziska Zellweger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Educational Computing Initiatives, United States

    The integration of e-learning into university teaching requires more than just cosmetic adaptations and needs to be approached strategically. The goal of this research is to provide insights from ... More

    pp. 829-832

  11. Ontologies: Structure E-Learning from Information-based to Knowledge-based

    Yanlin Zheng, Luyi Li, Hiroaki Ogata, Kenji Matsuura & Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Japan

    Abstract: Present E-Learning is actually a kind of Information-based learning, which can ft really and fully endow E-Learning with essential superiority to traditional learning. It is necessary to ... More

    pp. 833-839

  12. Mathemagica – online professional development that puts the magic in mathematics

    Melanie Zibit, Boston College, United States

    How can we help teachers, who grew up learning mathematics through memorization and rules, teach by knowing mathematical ideas and procedures so well that they can explain them skillfully in more... More

    pp. 840-842

  13. What online facilitators say is difficult - experiences from Mathemagica online professional development

    Melanie Zibit, Boston College, United States

    What would a moderator say were the most challenging things about online moderating and how would s/he handle it? This presentation will talk about some core challenges for moderators based on... More

    pp. 843-844

  14. E-Learning for E-Logistics: Planning and Implementing A Modular Training Program

    Helmut Zsifkovits, BVL Austria, Austria

    BVL Austria, the major Austrian Logistics Association, has developed a training program in E-Logistics. The contract was awarded by the Austrian Ministry of Transport, to a consortium consisting of... More

    pp. 845-849

  15. The Design of an Intelligent Tutorial for the Addition Operation in Children with Learning Difficulties. The Fuzzy Instructional Planner

    R.M. Aguilar, C. González & V. Muñoz, Dept. Física, Electrónica y Sistemas. University of La Laguna, Spain; A. Noda, Dept. Análisis Matemático. University of La Laguna, Spain; L. Moreno, Dept. Física, Electrónica y Sistemas. University of La Laguna, Spain; A. Bruno, Dept. Análisis Matemático. University of La Laguna, Spain

    The goal of this paper is to present a project which consists in designing an Intelligent Tutorial. This Tutorial functions as a tool for the reinforcement of the addition operation. We have... More

    pp. 850-851

  16. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Online: Maintaining Balance

    Raymond Albert, University of Maine at Fort Kent, United States

    Maintaining a balance between opportunities and resources to engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning online can be very challenging. The presenter shares a brief overview of the... More

    pp. 852-855

  17. Strategies for Professional Development of Faculty

    david armstrong, santa clara university, United States

    The focus of the Instructional Technology programs at Santa Clara University is to aid faculty in the effective use of technology through partnerships with Instructional Technology staff across the... More

    pp. 856-859

  18. Mathematics in Action: Creating a Graphing Calculator Tutorial

    Kathy Autrey, Leigh Myers & Ben Rushing, Northwestern State University, United States

    Using the graphing calculator effectively and efficiently has been one of the biggest problems for the students enrolled in our math courses. A number of tutorials are available but none have... More

    pp. 860-862

  19. eduBITE - Educating Business and Information Technologies

    Judit Bajnai, University of Vienna, Institute for Computer Science and Business Informatics, Department of Knowledge Engineering, Austria; Claudia Steinberger, University of Klagenfurt, Department of Informatics, Austria

    Although there are a lot of web based e-learning solutions on the market, using these tools to design and organize courses still stays a very difficult task for most teachers. Within the eduBITE... More

    pp. 863-866

  20. An Online Graduate Course in Contemporary Educational Theory and Research: Teacher and “First-time Online Student” Perspectives

    Savilla Banister & Julia Matuga, Bowling Green State University, United States

    This study explores pedagogical issues related to an online graduate course in contemporary educational theory and research from both the teacher and the learner perspectives. Data collected and... More

    pp. 867-870